Monthly Archives: December 2012

Pioneer Medical Clinic to open Dec. 17

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The newly constructed Pioneer Medical Clinic is slated to open to the public on Monday, December 17.

“After months of anticipation Pioneer is excited that construction of the Pioneer Medical Clinic is complete,” said … Read more

Ackerman Christmas Parade winners

By Staff and Press Reports

The 2012 Ackerman Christmas Parade winners are: Non-Religious Float Winners 1st Place-Choctaw County Career & Technology 2nd Place-Pioneer Community Hospital 3rd Place-Ackerman FFA Religious Float Winners 1st Place-Enon C.P. Church 2nd Place-Ackerman Church Of Christ … Read more

MDEQ awards solid waste assistance grant to Ackerman

From press reports

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has awarded the Town of Ackerman a solid waste assistance grant of $15,000 that will be used for a wood waste recycling program.

“The Solid Waste Assistance Grants support a … Read more

Supes discuss issues with Pioneer Health Services

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Choctaw County Board of Supervisors addressed several issues with Pioneer Health Services in their December 3 board meeting.

Maxey Peterson with Pryor and Morrow Engineering presented the additional costs of signage for the … Read more


Mr. Ottis Busby December 6, 2012 Funeral services for Ottis Busby were held at 2 p.m. on December 9, 2012 at Chester Baptist Church with Rev. Rob Faulk officiating. Burial followed in Enon Cemetery, Ackerman, MS.

A Choctaw County native, … Read more

Calendar of Events

M&M’s Christmas Program Dec. 12 The Weir Baptist M&M’s Christmas Program will be held on December 12 at 6 p.m. with refreshments to follow.

WAC Christmas Choral Concert Dec. 13 The Weir Attendance Center Christmas Choral Concert will be December … Read more

County basketball underway

Ackerman Indians

On Tuesday, Dec. 4 the Ackerman Indians boys and girls varsity basketball teams traveled to French Camp to tip off against the Panthers.

The Lady Indians took a 24-16 lead over the Lady Panthers into halftime. After returning … Read more

Live demo teaches electrical safety

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Being aware of the dangers of electricity could possibly save a person’s life. Construction Trades students at the Choctaw County Career and Technology Center learned of these dangers in a live demonstration from the … Read more

County students receive football honors for 2012

By Ruthie Robison The Choctaw Plaindealer

With the end of the Mississippi High School Activities Association 2012 football season, several Choctaw county players received postseason honors.

The 2012 Mississippi Association of Coaches recently announced the Class 1A and 2A All-State … Read more